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Van Morrison – Contractual Obligations (1968)

Van Morrison – Contractual Obligations (1968) After a pretty unhappy couple of years with his label Bang Records in the mid-60s, Van Morrison wanted out. They demanded he deliver some more short and poppy stuff like Brown Eyed Girl, while he wanted to release 11-minute renditions of lion impersonations (which he did on the album Saint […]

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The Huntley Archive-Photographs and Cape Town Jazz Recordings – 1964 – 1974

The Huntley Archive-Photographs and Cape Town Jazz Recordings – 1964 – 1974 Ian Bruce Huntley captured more than 1500 South African jazz-related images and recorded and preserved in excess of 56 hours of reel-to-reel audio of jazz performed in Cape Town over the period 1964-1974. This site aims to make Ian’s jazz archive accessible, opening a window on a little-known era,  an ‘underground’ scene […]